UK Cases at the European Court of Human Rights since 1975 - Commons Library Standard Note

Published 04 November 2014 | Standard notes SN05611

Authors: Vaughne Miller, Julie Gill

Topic: Europe, Human rights

This note gives brief details of UK cases at the European Court of Human Rights since 1975. Cases concluded by friendly settlement are included in this note, but Article 41 (previously Article 50) cases, which are concerned with determining “just satisfaction”, are not included.

For cases since September 1997 a link is provided to the text of the ruling. As some links to material at the ECHR website may prove unstable, please contact the International Affairs and Defence Section in the event of any access problems.

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